Period
to 30 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 9,352 6,603 17,047
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.30% 10.45% 12.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.21% 11.01% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7,337 5,407 13,859
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £32,676 £32,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £44,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +11.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 91,554 59,952 127,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.04% 94.92% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66,023 49,497 104,043
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £28,371
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 3,819 £55,000 +4.76% 441
North of England +3 1,544 £39,000 +4.00% 328
South East -9 1,515 £42,500 -3.41% 238
Midlands +3 1,226 £40,000 +18.52% 207
North West +7 845 £40,000 -3.32% 178
West Midlands -1 796 £40,000 +14.29% 145
Yorkshire 0 629 £38,000 +5.56% 116
South West -5 598 £36,500 -2.67% 111
East of England +4 504 £41,000 +9.41% 121
East Midlands +7 423 £39,000 +18.18% 61
North East -24 74 £39,000 +20.00% 34
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 2,924 (31.27%) Social Skills
2 2,574 (27.52%) Finance
3 2,485 (26.57%) SQL
4 2,095 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
5 1,885 (20.16%) Microsoft
6 1,883 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1,478 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
8 1,338 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
9 1,291 (13.80%) Windows
10 1,234 (13.20%) Business Analysis
11 1,102 (11.78%) Analytics
12 1,083 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
13 988 (10.56%) Power Platform
14 978 (10.46%) Microsoft 365
15 961 (10.28%) Power BI
16 942 (10.07%) Degree
17 940 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 927 (9.91%) ITIL
19 893 (9.55%) Active Directory
20 879 (9.40%) Azure
21 812 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
22 794 (8.49%) Requirements Gathering
23 726 (7.76%) Python
24 709 (7.58%) Visualisation
25 648 (6.93%) Tableau
26 645 (6.90%) SQL Server
27 623 (6.66%) Data Analysis
28 604 (6.46%) Project Management
29 595 (6.36%) User Stories
30 563 (6.02%) ERP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 308 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 191 (2.04%) Confluence
3 169 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 108 (1.15%) SAS
5 60 (0.64%) CMS
6 36 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (0.37%) IIS
8 27 (0.29%) Apache
9 19 (0.20%) Apache Spark
9 19 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.19%) GeoServer
11 14 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.15%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.096%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.086%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (0.086%) GemFire
15 8 (0.086%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,083 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 812 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
3 262 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 226 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 80 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 75 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 23 (0.25%) SPSS
8 15 (0.16%) InVision
9 12 (0.13%) Sketch
10 9 (0.096%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.096%) Oracle Smart View
11 8 (0.086%) Revit
12 7 (0.075%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.064%) Gephi
13 6 (0.064%) Photoshop
14 5 (0.053%) InDesign
14 5 (0.053%) Stata
15 4 (0.043%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 85 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 63 (0.67%) NetSuite
5 42 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 42 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 38 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 35 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 32 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 29 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
10 26 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
10 26 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 26 (0.28%) Sentinel
11 24 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 22 (0.24%) SAP MM
13 17 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 16 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
15 15 (0.16%) IBM Planning Analytics
15 15 (0.16%) SAP APO
15 15 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 988 (10.56%) Power Platform
2 978 (10.46%) Microsoft 365
3 879 (9.40%) Azure
4 361 (3.86%) AWS
5 279 (2.98%) SaaS
6 196 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
7 170 (1.82%) GCP
8 128 (1.37%) Google Analytics
9 96 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 65 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
10 65 (0.70%) Snowflake
11 63 (0.67%) PowerApps
12 59 (0.63%) PaaS
13 49 (0.52%) GitHub
14 44 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
15 40 (0.43%) Power Automate
16 37 (0.40%) IaaS
16 37 (0.40%) OneDrive
17 31 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
17 31 (0.33%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 391 (4.18%) Firewall
2 202 (2.16%) DNS
3 181 (1.94%) VPN
4 165 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 159 (1.70%) DHCP
6 155 (1.66%) WAN
7 151 (1.61%) LAN
8 103 (1.10%) Network Security
9 85 (0.91%) Internet
10 76 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 68 (0.73%) VoIP
12 60 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
13 59 (0.63%) Intranet
14 56 (0.60%) Wireless
15 53 (0.57%) HTTP
16 45 (0.48%) Broadband
16 45 (0.48%) SAN
17 43 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
18 34 (0.36%) VLAN
19 29 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 961 (10.28%) Power BI
2 648 (6.93%) Tableau
3 645 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 415 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 318 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 310 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 157 (1.68%) Big Data
8 151 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 130 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (1.11%) BigQuery
11 92 (0.98%) Data Mining
12 72 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 72 (0.77%) Looker
13 70 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
14 66 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
15 59 (0.63%) Data Lake
16 55 (0.59%) MySQL
16 55 (0.59%) QlikView
17 53 (0.57%) Oracle Database
18 45 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 522 (5.58%) JIRA
2 183 (1.96%) Selenium
3 110 (1.18%) Postman
4 92 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 48 (0.51%) JMeter
6 47 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 47 (0.50%) WebDriver
7 46 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 40 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (0.41%) SoapUI
10 33 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 29 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
12 24 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 24 (0.26%) REST Assured
13 23 (0.25%) Newman
13 23 (0.25%) SpecFlow
14 18 (0.19%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.16%) HP UFT
15 15 (0.16%) Visual Website Optimizer
16 14 (0.15%) Metasploit
General
1 2,924 (31.27%) Social Skills
2 2,574 (27.52%) Finance
3 1,883 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
4 491 (5.25%) Marketing
5 461 (4.93%) Banking
6 407 (4.35%) Law
7 396 (4.23%) Retail
8 359 (3.84%) Legal
9 326 (3.49%) Presentation Skills
10 281 (3.00%) Manufacturing
11 260 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
12 248 (2.65%) Public Sector
13 203 (2.17%) Front Office
14 198 (2.12%) Telecoms
15 192 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
16 155 (1.66%) Advertising
17 137 (1.46%) Back Office
18 131 (1.40%) Games
19 118 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
20 103 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (2.80%) .NET
2 178 (1.90%) HTML
3 130 (1.39%) XML
4 122 (1.30%) Web Services
5 112 (1.20%) CSS
6 76 (0.81%) JSON
7 70 (0.75%) RESTful
8 68 (0.73%) REST
9 65 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
10 64 (0.68%) EDI
11 43 (0.46%) SOAP
12 39 (0.42%) Middleware
13 38 (0.41%) ASP.NET
14 36 (0.38%) Gherkin
14 36 (0.38%) Kafka
15 31 (0.33%) MDX
16 30 (0.32%) React
17 26 (0.28%) AngularJS
18 25 (0.27%) Swagger
19 22 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 501 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 322 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
3 257 (2.75%) User Experience
4 193 (2.06%) Derivative
5 153 (1.64%) Equities
6 126 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 124 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 119 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 108 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 106 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
11 98 (1.05%) Reinsurance
12 94 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
13 93 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 90 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 87 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
16 85 (0.91%) Driving Licence
17 75 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
18 70 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
19 65 (0.70%) Social Media
20 64 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,291 (13.80%) Windows
2 540 (5.77%) Windows 10
3 387 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 333 (3.56%) Linux
5 163 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 149 (1.59%) Unix
7 109 (1.17%) Android
8 103 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
10 77 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 76 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 62 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
13 52 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 36 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 29 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (0.24%) CentOS
18 20 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (0.19%) Windows XP
20 15 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,095 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1,478 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
3 1,338 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
4 1,234 (13.20%) Business Analysis
5 1,102 (11.78%) Analytics
6 940 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 927 (9.91%) ITIL
8 794 (8.49%) Requirements Gathering
9 709 (7.58%) Visualisation
10 623 (6.66%) Data Analysis
11 604 (6.46%) Project Management
12 595 (6.36%) User Stories
13 563 (6.02%) ERP
14 542 (5.80%) Scrum
15 532 (5.69%) Information Security
16 525 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
17 513 (5.49%) SDLC
18 470 (5.03%) Waterfall
19 456 (4.88%) Data Modelling
20 447 (4.78%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2,485 (26.57%) SQL
2 726 (7.76%) Python
3 278 (2.97%) C#
4 277 (2.96%) PowerShell
5 235 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 228 (2.44%) Java
7 216 (2.31%) VBA
8 204 (2.18%) T-SQL
9 192 (2.05%) R
10 129 (1.38%) C
11 89 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 69 (0.74%) C++
13 57 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 52 (0.56%) VB
15 49 (0.52%) Perl
16 44 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 32 (0.34%) RPG
18 28 (0.30%) Ruby
18 28 (0.30%) VB.NET
19 25 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 942 (10.07%) Degree
2 316 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 195 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 152 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 148 (1.58%) CISSP
6 132 (1.41%) ISEB
7 96 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 91 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
9 90 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 87 (0.93%) CISM
11 86 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 83 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
13 73 (0.78%) A+ Certification
14 72 (0.77%) MCSE
15 67 (0.72%) CISA
16 64 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
17 60 (0.64%) CEH
18 59 (0.63%) DV Cleared
19 54 (0.58%) CCNA
20 52 (0.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 563 (6.02%) QA
2 357 (3.82%) SLA
3 321 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 271 (2.90%) GDPR
5 246 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 180 (1.92%) PMO
7 88 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
7 88 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 80 (0.86%) NIST
9 58 (0.62%) COBIT
10 50 (0.53%) MiFID
11 46 (0.49%) GRC
12 42 (0.45%) Accessibility
13 40 (0.43%) Solvency II
14 35 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 28 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
16 27 (0.29%) IFRS
17 20 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 19 (0.20%) GxP
19 16 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 893 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 166 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 51 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 51 (0.55%) XenApp
5 40 (0.43%) vSphere
6 29 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.28%) Docker
8 14 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 10 (0.11%) Snort
9 10 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.086%) Squid
10 8 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.086%) VMware Server
11 7 (0.075%) Firmware
12 6 (0.064%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.064%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 185 (1.98%) SCCM
2 97 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (0.57%) Nessus
4 37 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.30%) WSUS
6 25 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
7 23 (0.25%) Kibana
7 23 (0.25%) QRadar
8 22 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 21 (0.22%) Control-M
10 19 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 15 (0.16%) Nagios
12 14 (0.15%) Ansible
12 14 (0.15%) Grafana
13 13 (0.14%) HP ALM
13 13 (0.14%) Nexpose
14 12 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (0.12%) AirWatch
15 11 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,885 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 424 (4.53%) Oracle
3 423 (4.52%) SAP
4 333 (3.56%) VMware
5 310 (3.31%) Google
6 264 (2.82%) Cisco
7 234 (2.50%) Citrix
8 226 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 202 (2.16%) ServiceNow
10 121 (1.29%) Adobe
11 88 (0.94%) IBM
12 84 (0.90%) HP
13 83 (0.89%) Alteryx
14 80 (0.86%) Splunk
15 77 (0.82%) Informatica
16 66 (0.71%) Remedy
17 63 (0.67%) Bloomberg
18 54 (0.58%) Apple
18 54 (0.58%) JD Edwards
19 53 (0.57%) LogRhythm